Professor John Fischetti, Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor, Office PVC, Education and Arts, University of Newcastle, discusses how Big Picture Schools can give school students other options for education.
Dr Charlie Day, CEO of Innovation and Science Australia, talks about why kids need science, and Australian science needs them.
Dr Paul Browning, of St Paul’s School, Brisbane, questions whether standardised testing has affected student creativity in the classroom.
Melissa Silk BA (Vis Comm), Grad Dip AFTV, MTeach, MEd (Research) is the Director at STEAMpop. Using a series of case studies, Ms Silk discusses how teachers can incorporate STEM subjects into all facets of the classroom.
Professor John Hattie, has Professor of Education and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia, since March 2011. He explains the key to teaching success.
Yianna Pullen, Assistant Principal and Mathematics Coordinator at Melbourne’s Wooranna Park Primary School, discusses the school’s focus on linking mathematics to student’s experiences through a collaborative, inquiry-based approach.